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Use of biologic agents and risk of tuberculosis in Brazil, a tuberculosis high-burden country

Authors: Fernanda Gomes Gonçalves Chaer MD, Juliana Miranda de Lucena Valim MD, Rogério Castro Reis MD, Giselle Burlamaqui Klautau PhD, Branca Dias Batista de Souza MSc

This study evaluated the frequency of tuberculosis infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis after the use of biologic agents in a single center of rheumatology.

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